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Tournament of Roses Executive Director Resigns

Thursday, September 8, 2011 | 3:12 pm

Tournament of Roses President Rick Jackson today annouced that Executive Director P. Scott McKibben has resigned his post. “Tournament of Roses Executive Director P. Scott McKibben, citing personal reasons, has resigned his position effective today. William ... More »


Avery Dennison Execs to Present at Credit Suisse Investor Conference

Monday, September 5, 2011 | 6:10 am

Executives of Pasadena-based Avery Dennison Corporation, led by its chairman, president and chief executive officer Dean A. Scarborough and its IRO Eric M. Leeds, will present their ideas at the Credit Suisse Chemical & Ag Science Conference in New York on Sep... More »


JPL Gives Earthlings the Power to “Journey” Through the Solar System

Monday, September 5, 2011 | 5:27 am

A team of computer programmers at JPL is giving earthlings the power to journey through the solar system using a new interactive Web-based tool called “Eyes on the Solar System.” The “Eyes on the Solar System” interface combines video game technology and NASA ... More »


JPL-led Study Confirms Earth is Not Expanding

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 | 2:01 pm

A JPL-led research team has confirmed what Walt Disney told us all along: Earth really is a small world, after all. Since Charles Darwin’s time, scientists have speculated that the solid Earth might be expanding or contracting. That was the prevailing belief... More »


Car Driven 20 Feet Into Walnut Street Building

Tuesday, August 2, 2011 | 7:40 am

A car was driven “approximately 20 feet” into a building on East Walnut Street near Raymond Avenue at about 8 p.m. Monday night,  trapping the driver until Fire Dept. crews arrived, officials say. The driver was extricated and transported in stable condit... More »


Caltech Engineers Develop One-way Transmission System for Sound Waves

Thursday, July 28, 2011 | 11:29 am

While many hotel rooms, recording studios, and even some homes are built with materials to help absorb or reflect sound, mechanisms to truly control the direction of sound waves are still in their infancy. However, researchers at Caltech have now created the f... More »


JPL’s Next Mars Rover to Land at Gale Crater

Monday, July 25, 2011 | 3:32 pm

JPL’s next Mars rover will land at the foot of a layered mountain inside the planet’s Gale Crater. The car-sized Mars Science Laboratory, or Curiosity, is scheduled to launch late this year and land in August 2012. The target crater spans 96 miles (154 kilomet... More »


Child Welfare League Names Hillsides CEO as New Chairman

Monday, July 11, 2011 | 3:25 am

The Child Welfare League of America (CWLA), the nation’s oldest and largest membership-based child welfare organization, recently named Joseph M. Costa, Hillsides Chief Executive Officer, as the new chairman to its board of directors for the 2011-2012 fiscal... More »


New Treatment Plant Brings Local Pasadena Water Source Back In Service

Friday, July 8, 2011 | 9:49 am

On Wednesday, July 6, Pasadena Water and Power brought a new water treatment plant online, reviving a local groundwater source that had not been used since 2002. The Monk Hill Treatment Plant at 2696 Windsor Ave. near the Jet Propulsion Laboratory is designed ... More »


Cops from Pasadena, South Pasadena End Burglary Spree

Thursday, June 30, 2011 | 3:18 pm

Pasadena and South Pasadena police officers arrested three suspects from the Los Angeles area on Wednesday after the suspects were seen by residents casing homes in the area of State Street in Pasadena. That neighborhood has been plagued by a rash of burglarie... More »


Opinion: “Graduation: Stepping Into the Future”

Friday, June 24, 2011 | 5:11 am

On June 21, Hillsides Education Center hosted its graduation ceremony. HEC is a small non-public school serving not only many of the Hillsides residents, but also students from the greater Pasadena area. This year four seniors graduated. A long standing custom... More »